Myrtus

noun

Myr·​tus
ˈmərtəs
: a genus of chiefly South American shrubs (the type of the family Myrtaceae) having flowers with numerous ovules see myrtle

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, myrtle

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“Myrtus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Myrtus. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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